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The economics of mobile telecommunications [electronic resource] / Harald Gruber.


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Gruber, Harald.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
1 online resource (xviii, 323 p.) : ill.
Cell phone services industry.
Mobile communication systems -- Economic aspects.
Wireless communication systems -- Economic aspects.
A new and fast-growing industry
Business strategies for firms
Radio spectrum availability as a key determinant for market structure
Stylised features of the mobile telecommunications industry
Some technology history
Characteristics of alternative cellular systems
Subscriber trends
Evolution of mobile telecommunications revenues
Trends in cost
The evolution of national markets for cellular mobile telecommunications services
The analytical framework
Empirical evidence for the policy matrix
Country studies
The determinants of the diffusion of cellular mobile telecommunications services
Preliminary considerations on diffusion and market structure
The econometric model
Empirical results
Market conduct and pricing issues in mobile markets
Theoretical considerations on market conduct
Product differentiation strategies in mobile telecommunications
Empirical research on market behaviour
Theoretical foundations for pricing in mobile telecommunications
Welfare analysis of charging regimes
Mobile telecommunications pricing, by type of service
Price trends in mobile telecommunications
Issues in radio spectrum management
International spectrum allocation
National spectrum assignment
Spectrum assignment in practice
3G auctions in Europe
Discussion of the experience of European 3G auctions
Administrative procedures for European 3G spectrum licences
The evolution of market structure in mobile telecommunications markets
The theoretical framework
The profitability of the mobile telecommunications sector in Europe
The design of market structure for 3G markets in Europe
The aftermath of 3G licensing.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-311) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
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Print version: Gruber, Harald. Economics of mobile telecommunications.
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